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These are another colourful and yummy sweet treat to try this Christmas , Eggless Tutti Frutti Muffins. This Tuuti Frutti Muffins are one of the easisest and tastiest best gift to share with friends and family this christmas. This are soft ,buttery and delicious treat... Since you don't need eggs, it can also suit for strict vegetarians.Adding tutti  frutti, enhances the taste and will be liked a lot by kids .These muffins came out very delicious ,light ,Extremely moist and fluffy bursting with Tutti Frutti.These are hit in our family and vanished with the wink of an eye...
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Prep Time - 15 mins
Cook Time - 25 mins
Yields -  18 Standard size muffins

Ingredients:-

1 cup = 200 ml

 Tutti fruity - 1  1/4cup ( Add as per your taste)
 All Purpose flour  / Maida - 2 Cups
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Milk -  3/4 cup
Baking powder - 1 1/4  tsps
Baling Soda - 1/2 tsp
Yogurt /Curd - 2 Cups (regular )
Cooking Oil - 1 Cup
Powdered Sugar -  3/4 cup ( Add as per your taste)
A pinch of salt
Muffin Liners




Method:-

1) Sieve the all purpose flour and keep aside.
2) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Position rack in center of oven. Grease with baking spray or line muffin cups with paper liners.
3) First in a small bowl ,mix  1 tsp of all purpose flour and tutti frutti and keep aside.
4) In a large bowl whisk together  all the  wet ingredients yogurt, vanilla extract,milk and oil.
5) In another bowl whisk together all dry ingredients the all purpose flour, salt, sugar, baking powder and baking soda.
6) Add wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir only until the ingredients are combined. There should not be any lumps formed.Gently stir in the Tutti Frutti. Do not over mix the batter or tough muffins will result.
7) Fill the muffin cups with the batter, using two spoons or an ice cream scoop or 3/4 of a cup.Do not fill to the brim as we need to leave some space for the muffins to rise.
8) Now place this muffin tray in the oven and bake in the middle of the oven for 20-25 mins until the top is little golden brown. Do a tooth pick test on the muffins. Insert a toothpick in the center of a muffin and see if it comes out clean .
9) Once done remove from Oven and transfer to a wire rack and let it cool for about 10 minutes before removing .

Delicious Egg less tutti frutti muffins are ready. It can be served warm or cold, as you prefer.



Notes:- 

1) Each Oven may vary start checking after 15 minutes.
2) The  batter should not be too thick. It should be of dropping consistency.



Methi Theplas are one of the popular gujarati meals. We can have it in breakfast ,lunch ,dinner, traveling and for picnics! It stays good for 2-3 days  if handled properly . It can be  eaten with curds , pickels and chunda. Methi Theplas can be enjoyed hot or otherwise. Methi Thepla is one of my family favorite and made regularly in my home.

Ingredients:-

2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 cup besan ( bengal gram flour)
1 cup chopped methi (fenugreek)
1 tsp - Chili-Ginger Paste
1 tsp - Cumin Powder
1 tsp - Coriander Seeds Powder
1 tsp - Til (sesame seeds)
1/2 tsp Ajwain (carom seeds)
1 tbsp oil
3/4 cup  curds (dahi)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
oil for kneading and cooking



Method :-

 
1) Rinse well and  pluck and roughly chop methi leaves .


 

2)  In a large bowl add  wheat flour, besan, cumin powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili-ginger paste, sesame seeds,carom seeds,salt, oil and methi leaves mix well to combine everything.


 
3)  Add curd and knead to smooth dough, add  very little  of water if required.


4) Knead the dough well using a little oil. Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.


5)  Divide the dough into equal portions and roll out each portion into a 5" diameter circle using whole wheat flour for rolling.



6)  Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each circle, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides.




7)  Serve hot with chunda or mango pickle or curd..



This Palak Poori  is my  family's favorite breakfast. But due to weight concern's I make it once a month only.It is made with fresh Spinach leaves and whole wheat flour and served with potato masala or pickle and any Chutney.. Kids and everyone else  will definitely love it. You do not need Pop Eye to make kids eat it. My little daughter don’t eat veggies but she love to eat this Pooris very much.. It can be eaten at breakfast, lunch or dinner or can be made specially for guests or for any festivals.

Prep Time - 10 mins
CookingTime - 25 mins
Makes 8-9 medium sized pooris


Ingredients :-

    Palak  / Spinach  - 2  cups roughly chopped
    Whole wheat flour –1 1/ 2 cups
    Salt – as per taste
    Green chillies - 2 (chopped)
    Ginger - 1 inch
    Garlic - 2 cloves
    Sugar - 1/4 tsp
    Oil for mixing dough – 1 tbsp
    Oil for deep frying pooris


Method:-
 



 1. wash  thoroughly and roughly chop the palak.
 


2.  In a wide vessel add chopped palak / spinach ,ginger ,garlic,green chillies  and sprinkle some water about  2 tbsps of water and boil it..Cool and grind to fine paste without adding water.


3 In a mixing bowl, add wheat flour and salt. Mix the flour and add ground spinach paste, oil. Mix well and knead the mixture in to smooth and stiff dough using little water.


4. Divide the dough in small balls into equal no of portions. Meantime heat oil in a pan.


5. Dust the working surface and roll each balls in to 3 ~ 4 inch circle.


6. Heat oil in a deep pan .When oil is hot, drop each pooris and gently press the pooris with help of the spatula. When poori puffs up, turn it to other side and fry till it change it color..
Once done transfer it to paper towel to drain excess oil.
7.Serve with poori masala/ puri bhaji or any gravy or with pickle and raitha..



May the joy, cheer,
Mirth and merriment
Of this divine festival
Surround you forever.
May the happiness,
That this season brings
Brighten your life
And,hope the year
Brings you luck
and Fulfills all your
dearest dreams!
Wish You all Happy and Prosperous Diwali !!!

27 Awesome  recipes for Navratri Festival. The collection includes Fasting or vrat snack recipes, desserts, healthy beverages and filling meal recipes. So, celebrate the festival of Navratri and enjoy your days of fasting with our special recipes for Navratri fasting.

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Paneer Kheer Shrikhand Milky Fruit Salad

Wish You all Happy and Prosperous Navaratri  !!!

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